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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wrekin
Town
Chetwynd
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13614
Current location

St Michael and All Angels Church
Chester Road
Chetwynd
Wrekin
Shropshire
TF10 8AB
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 73593 21314
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic Cross with Celtic knotwork design on face, on square stone plinth. Plinth, on stone base, bears incised inscription and names.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: 1914 - 1919/ IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL/ MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI 3 O'CLOCK FACE: (Names)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Borough, A C H
Brown, C
Elliott, R C M
Hollinshead, W
Kennerley, E J
Kennerley, Walter
Lovatt, J
Lovatt, W
Own, G H
Rylance, C
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
History
2000: Some names difficult to read due to lichen growth. 1921: Discussion took place to also erect a stained glass window in the Church with a plaque with the names of the fallen.
Costs

Comments: Cross donated by Mr and Mrs Burton Borough.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • THE SHREWSBURY CHRONICLE by N/A 10 June 1921 Source: Media Library Published:N/A SHREWSBURY
  • WELLINGTON JOURNAL & SHREWSBURY NEWS by N/A 16 July 1921 Source: Media Library Published:N/A WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE

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